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Poster: magnoliasouth Date: Oct 5, 2015 3:12pm
Forum: faqs Subject: How do you make suggestions for corrections?

How do you make suggestions for corrections?

For example, the now common acceptance for recording titles of films, especially when archiving information, requires the date to be added immediately after the title. This is because many films either have very similar names or exact names and they're not one in the same. This is an example of what I'm talking about: https://archive.org/details/Film_Noir. How is someone supposed to find a film released in 1941?

The search on the top right does not help, at all.

Searches fail without the dates next to or within the titles. Take this 1941 set of search results, as an example. Notice that you cannot see the dates anywhere on the search results and if you pick a film and click on its title, notice that the release dates are not 1941. In fact, none of the search results have a release date of 1941. Only two of the results have release dates in the actual 1940's and the rest are from the 1950's. One does not even offer a date at all, but looking it up it is found to also be a 1950's film.

All of this is to ask why films are named that way and if there is a way to fix them? You see the problem? If you cannot find what you're looking for then the archive is a great idea, but not very helpful.

Don't get me wrong, I absolutely LOVE archive.org, I just want it to be as useful as it can possibly be.